Denzel Curry: Miami After Dark

The Raider Klan graduate dissects his distinct, hard-hitting style and recalls the impact of coming up in Carol City, ground zero for America’s race protests

‘Kung Fu Kenny’ and the Hip-Hop / Kung Fu Connection

Film curator and cinema academic Tom Vick pinpoints Kendrick’s place in the interwoven tapestries of hip-hop and kung fu

Octo Octa: Move On, Let Go

After publicly transitioning, Octo Octa’s ‘Where Are We Going?’ feels like a fresh start. Here the producer talks strength, queerness and why she won’t quit be quitting the US anytime soon

Actress: Altered Identities

After what many assumed was his final album, the producer returns with a new sound palette – a conscious break with the past. We enter his world to find an artist in constant flux

Belly Squad: Catching a Vibe

Belly Squad’s blend of Afrobeats and UK hip-hop has put them at the forefront of a new London wave. Hamda Issa-Salwe meets them to find out more

Katie Harkin remembers the empowering influence of Sleater-Kinney’s Dig Me Out

On the 20th anniversary of Sleater-Kinney’s revered third album, Katie Harkin recalls her journey from teenage fandom to touring member

In Photos: Sleaford Mods live in Brooklyn

Following the release of their new album ‘English Tapas’, the Nottingham duo began their first ever North American tour. Photographer Roisin Murphy lensed them on their opening night in Brooklyn

Helena Hauff: Death Disco

On a bleak day in Hamburg, Emma Robertson meets the DJ who ascended from the underground by embodying dance music’s punk spirit.

Slowdive interview

Slowdive: Teenage Dreams Recovered

Savaged by the music press the first time around, Slowdive return on a wave of anticipation. We check in with a band relishing some overdue recognition